April 2017


Prime housing markets continue to adjust to uncertain times

Prime housing markets continue to adjust to uncertain times

24 April 2017

The UK’s prime regional housing markets have performed more strongly than London’s top postcodes for over two years, as increased taxation and Brexit uncertainty have cooled the capital’s prime markets.

 
 
City records highest Q1 turnover since 2007

City records highest Q1 turnover since 2007

21 April 2017

The City of London investment market saw £1.9 billion of commercial real estate transactions in March, taking the total for the first three months of the year to £2.6 billion, the largest first quarter since 2007, says Savills. 

 
 
Oastlodge acquires the Breydon Centre investment in Peterborough

Oastlodge acquires the Breydon Centre investment in Peterborough

20 April 2017

Savills, on behalf of Oastlodge Ltd, has acquired the freehold of the Breydon Centre 1 on Padholme Road East in Peterborough for an undisclosed sum.

 
 
Aberdeen office market reports strongest quarterly take up since 2013

Aberdeen office market reports strongest quarterly take up since 2013

20 April 2017

According to Savills Aberdeen Offices Spotlight, the Granite City’s office leasing market has gathered pace in the first quarter of 2017 with take-up reaching 181,000 sq ft (16,815 sq m), the strongest quarter recorded since Q3 2013. 

 
 
Regional industrial take-up strong in Q1, says Savills

Regional industrial take-up strong in Q1, says Savills

20 April 2017

According to Savills, the UK warehouse market (units of 100,000 sq ft +) saw transactions totalling  4.8 million sq ft (445,934 sq m) in Q1 2017, with above average take-up recorded across the country’s core regions, including the North West, South East and West Midlands.

 
 
Savills advises on new Oxford campus for Peking University Business School

Savills advises on new Oxford campus for Peking University Business School

19 April 2017

Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS), advised by Savills, has acquired Foxcombe Hall, in Oxfordshire from The Open University. The 19thcentury building will open as a business school in summer 2018, with students from China, the UK and the European Union.

 
 
New restaurant on the waterfront in Chelmsford, Essex

New restaurant on the waterfront in Chelmsford, Essex

18 April 2017

  Savills, on behalf of Taylor Wimpey, has let the former Waterfront restaurant on Wharf Road in Chelmsford, Essex to the Bed Restaurant Group.  

 
 
Deka Immobilien buys Hines' London Cannon Place development

Deka Immobilien buys Hines' London Cannon Place development

18 April 2017

Deka Immobilien has acquired, off market, the entity that owns Cannon Place, a landmark development by Hines, for a headline price of £485 million.  

 
 
West End Q1 average deal size sets new record at £86 million - Savills

West End Q1 average deal size sets new record at £86 million - Savills

18 April 2017

London’s West End investment market set a new quarterly record in Q1 2017 with the average deal size hitting £86 million, significantly exceeding the previous quarterly high by 45%, says Savills. 

 
 
Savills Self-Build & Plot Solutions launched in Scotland

Savills Self-Build & Plot Solutions launched in Scotland

18 April 2017

Savills Plot and Self-Build Solutions, a new Scotland-wide service, was launched at a pilot event in the Perth office on Wednesday 29th March.  It was attended by a mixed audience including landowners with plots to market, developers looking at different ways to deliver small sites, and individual clients who aspire to create their own grand designs. 

 
 

Key Contacts

Liz Williams-Bew

Liz Williams-Bew

Director
Commercial Marketing & Press

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 7409 8140

 

Jamie Jago

Jamie Jago

Director
Residential Press Office

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 7016 3880